The Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation maintains numerous trails in the Williamstown area with a comprehensive online trail map and a kiosk at 671 Cold Spring Road.
Explore the trails of the northern Berkshires. Easy, moderate, and strenuous hikes offered in this listing.
The Appalachian Trail is one of the longest continuously marked footpaths in the world, measuring roughly 2,180 miles in length.
Bascom Lodge is a rustic stone and wood building at the summit Mount Greylock, built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s on the Appalachain Trail. It is open from May to October.
The Ashuwillticook Rail Trail is a multiuse trail running north – south in Berkshire County.
A short, beautiful river walk following the Notch Brook in North Adams from the end of Marion Avenue to a popular cascading waterfall. Visit BerkshireHiking.com for a complete description.
Enjoy more than four miles of moderate hiking.
Three-mile ridgeline trail over dramatic cliffs to Spruce Hill, offering outstanding hiking, snowshoeing, views and birdwatching during raptor migration.
A 2,600 acre reserve managed by Williams College for research and teaching activities while preserving and monitoring forest resources.
The Visitor Center is open year-round with trail maps, orientation, tourist information, and exhibits on natural and cultural stories of the park.
An introduction to the Berkshires and an extensive list of trails and sections on hiking, fishing, climbing, paddling and winter camping.
Straddling the Massachusetts/Vermont border, this inviting mix of forest and field, wetland and wildflower meadow, draws both novice hikers and serious naturalists.
Offers one of the finest panoramic views of the Hoosic River valley.
30 miles of trails encourage visitors to escape into the quiet of the state forest which follows the crest of the Taconic Mountain Range separating Massachusetts and New York.
Hiking, swimming, fishing, camping, and picnicking.
A challenging hike with great views—some say the best views in the Mount Greylock State Reservation.
A network of meadows, swamps and woodlands covers more than 1,000 acres on the slopes of Mount Greylock, with picnic tables by the pond, an accessible trail and a mountain biking trail and trails for walking, hiking, romping with dogs and horseback riding.
In 368 acres of northern hardwood forest, Mauserts Pond has picnic and a pavilion area, and the pond is surrounded by 9.5 miles of foot trails along which visitors may observe a variety of wildlife, and perhaps a moose.
Take in the beautiful view from Sunset Rock on the Hoosac Range and enjoy a post-hike wine and cheese gathering hosted by BNRC volunteer Ron, just down the road.
Climb Prospect Mountain, a strenuous hike by the Appalachian Trail to a great view, then up to Notch Road, 2.2 miles in all. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Wilbur Clearing parking lot on Notch Road (where the AT crosses the road) for carpooling down to Pattison Road.
Climb Mount Greylock by the AT. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Mount Greylock summit parking lot for carpooling back down to Wilbur Clearing parking lot where AT crosses the road. The whole hike is 3.2 miles of moderate going.
Stone Hill Trails: a loop hike with geological interpretation, easy walking. Meet at 9 a.m. at the Lunder Center at Stone Hill at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown.
JK Rowling announced that the North American school of witchcraft and wizardry is located atop our very own Mt. Greylock!